Why You’ll Love St. George Island in February

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Dreaming of slipping off your heavy winter jacket, sliding gloves off your frigid fingers, and stepping into the warm air’s embrace where sunny rays dance on your face? With an average temperature of 65°F and 10 hours of daily sunshine, St. George Island in February is the perfect oasis to beat the winter blues.  

Check out our St. George Island Vacation Guide to help you plan your winter vacation and see why February is our favorite time of year! 

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Your Guide to Visiting St. George Island in February 

February Events in St. George Island 

Retreat to a winter oasis rich with revitalizing outdoor excursions and stunning views. This unspoiled barrier island nestled in North Florida’s Gulf Coast boasts expansive skies, without a trace of a high rise or chain stores, perfect for a family vacation or romantic getaway. The 28-mile stretch of white sandy beaches is brimming with places to bike, canoe, kayak, or fish the day away. Your February adventure can include a different event each day!  

Bits and Pieces Mixed Media Art Class | Tuesdays 

Get inspired by the local art and tap into your artistic side at Bits and Pieces Mixed Media Art Class! Pick out canvas glass and other media to create your work of art! Schedule a drop-in class for a BYOB girls’ night out class to celebrate Galentine’s Day 

Eastpoint Artisans Market 

Start your morning at the Eastpoint Artisans Market with a cup of coffee and baked goods from local vendors! You can peruse unique gifts like locally made jewelry, fiber arts, photography, glass furniture, silver, and more.  

St. George Island Tour of Homes 

St George Island hosts the SGI Tour of Homes every winter. It’s a good time to get a glimpse of six beautifully designed and landscaped homes in the area. You’ll also experience stunning views of the entire island!  

Valentine’s Day 

Romance the day away by getting lost together with a couples’ bike ride or golf cart cruise around the island! After you’ve worked up an appetite, chow down at one of our favorite restaurants on St. George Island. End your night in one of our vacation rentals with a hot tub, and plan to spend the night under the stars!   

February Sunset and Full Moon Climb  

Looking for a spectacular sunset view and a full moonrise? Experience a night you won’t forget when you climb to the top of the 77’ tall lighthouse. Ascend 92 wooden spiral stairs and an 8-rung metal ladder that leads through a scuttle hole to the lantern room. You’ll have a panoramic view of the bay, the gulf, and the island as the Snow Moon emerges! February Sunset and Full Moon Climb reservations are first-come, first-serve basis this year. 

Annual Apalachicola Mardi Gras Barkus Parade  

Celebrate Mardi Gras with the locals! The Annual Apalachicola Mardi Gras Barkus Parade is sure to make you giggle – led by costumed dogs, decorated golf carts, and boats! You can enjoy the whole day at Riverfront Park with live entertainment, local food vendors, and arts and crafts vendors.  

Book Your Winter Getaway on St. George Island in February  

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You are sure to love Florida’s Forgotten Coast at one of our St. George Island rental homes! Get ready for salty air, sunny skies, and cozy nights during your beach vacation on St. George Island in February. Now it’s up to you to pick your cozy vacation home for your winter getaway with any amenities you’d like – a hot tub, beach access, an outdoor grilling area, or close walking distance to the area’s attractions!  

Hurry! Check availability now! Our winter rentals book months in advance!  



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